Where does the new flood defence in Nottingham protect?

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The new flood defence will protect more inland properties than any other in England Credit: ITV Central

Nottingham's new flood defence opened today and covers more inland properties than any other in the country.

The £45 million defence stretches nearly 17 miles along the River Trent, from Sawley to Colwick. More details can be found here.

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UK's Biggest Flood Defences

The country's longest ever flood defences are opening in Nottingham. The forty-five million pound project protects sixteen thousand homes and businesses along 16 miles of the River Trent.